Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) Director Bradford H. Warner sold 3,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, January 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $99.46, for a total value of $298,380.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 53,085 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,279,834.10. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

Shares of Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) traded up $1.98 on Thursday, hitting $101.42. The stock had a trading volume of 2,149,105 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,045,433. The company has a quick ratio of 1.06, a current ratio of 1.07 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.17. Capital One Financial Corp. has a twelve month low of $76.05 and a twelve month high of $102.16. The firm has a market capitalization of $49,160.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.22, a PEG ratio of 1.39 and a beta of 1.28.

Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th. The financial services provider reported $2.42 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.15 by $0.27. Capital One Financial had a return on equity of 8.25% and a net margin of 13.34%. The firm had revenue of $6.99 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.81 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $2.03 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 8.1% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts predict that Capital One Financial Corp. will post 7.97 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Capital One Financial declared that its board has authorized a stock repurchase plan on Tuesday, December 26th that authorizes the company to repurchase $1.00 billion in outstanding shares. This repurchase authorization authorizes the financial services provider to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are usually a sign that the company’s management believes its stock is undervalued.

Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. BB&T Investment Services Inc. acquired a new position in Capital One Financial in the second quarter valued at about $108,000. Seven Eight Capital LP lifted its stake in Capital One Financial by 16.7% in the second quarter. Seven Eight Capital LP now owns 1,400 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $116,000 after buying an additional 200 shares during the period. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. lifted its stake in Capital One Financial by 47.1% in the second quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 1,652 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $137,000 after buying an additional 529 shares during the period. Archford Capital Strategies LLC lifted its stake in Capital One Financial by 8,078.3% in the second quarter. Archford Capital Strategies LLC now owns 4,907 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $140,000 after buying an additional 4,847 shares during the period. Finally, Westside Investment Management Inc. lifted its stake in Capital One Financial by 48.0% in the second quarter. Westside Investment Management Inc. now owns 1,745 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $143,000 after buying an additional 566 shares during the period. 88.33% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Several analysts have recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut Capital One Financial from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday. Deutsche Bank assumed coverage on Capital One Financial in a report on Tuesday. They set a “hold” rating and a $110.00 target price on the stock. Robert W. Baird restated a “hold” rating and set a $106.00 target price on shares of Capital One Financial in a report on Wednesday. Credit Suisse Group restated a “neutral” rating on shares of Capital One Financial in a report on Wednesday, December 27th. Finally, Buckingham Research assumed coverage on Capital One Financial in a report on Monday, October 2nd. They set a “buy” rating and a $99.00 target price on the stock. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have given a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $100.95.

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Capital One Financial Company Profile

Capital One Financial Corporation is a diversified financial services holding company. The Company, along with its subsidiaries, offers a range of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients through branches, the Internet and other distribution channels. The Company’s segments include Credit Card, Consumer Banking, Commercial Banking and Other.

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